TORONTO, June 17 /CNW/ - Standard & Poor's Canadian Index Operations
announces the following index changes:
- The shareholders of RBTT Financial Group have approved the takeover
offer from Royal Bank of Canada (TSX:RY). The relative weight of Royal
Bank will increase in the S&P/TSX Composite and Capped Composite, the
S&P/TSX Equity, Capped Equity and Equity 60, the S&P/TSX 60 and 60
Capped and the S&P/TSX Capped Financials indices after the close of
trading on Friday, June 20, 2008, to reflect the issuance of new
shares as part of the transaction.
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way reflect an opinion on the investment merits of the company.
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